The South Australian Space Industry Centre is supporting the state’s emerging space industry by providing funding to grow jobs and build South Australia’s space ecosystem through the Space Innovation Fund.

The Fund is responsible for invigorating South Australia’s space innovation ecosystem by supporting promising entrepreneurs, new start-ups and early stage businesses to scale-up and activate their ideas.

About the Fund

The Space Innovation Fund aims to support potential entrepreneurs and start-ups providing a pathway for post-graduate innovators and entrepreneurs to:

  • develop expertise and build knowledge in specialist space related fields of study
  • develop entrepreneurial ideas in order to bring them to market
  • rapidly develop their technology, build channels to market and pitch for investment by tapping into global networks of mentors, investors, and corporate partners.

The Space Innovation Fund will help entrepreneurs and promising early-stage companies to seize commercial opportunities in the US$400 billion a year global space industry through the funding of a range of space programs and initiatives. This includes: